Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Emil Venere
West Lafayette, Indiana - A new study reveals a pressing need to better understand water use in America's rivers, with implications for drought-stricken regions of the country.
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - The Department of State has designated Algerian citizen Abu Ubaydah Yusuf al-Anabi as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist under Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism. As a result of the designation, all property subject to U.S. jurisdiction in which al-Anabi has any interest is blocked and U.S. persons are prohibited from engaging in transactions with him or to his benefit.
- Written by Border Scope
Detroit, Michigan - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers arrested 79 in an enforcement action targeting criminal aliens and individuals who pose a threat to public safety last week. ICE officers made the arrests in the two-state region overseen by the Detroit office, which covers Michigan and Ohio.
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will be awarding over $8 million in grants to help school nutrition professionals better prepare healthy meals for their students. Approximately $2.6 million dollars in grants will support implementation of new national professional standards for all school nutrition employees who manage and operate the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs, and $5.6 million will go to help states expand and enhance food service training programs and provide nutrition education in school, child care, and summer meal settings.
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - NASA is another small step closer to sending astronauts on a journey to Mars. On Saturday, engineers at the agency’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans welded together the first two segments of the Orion crew module that will fly atop NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket on a mission beyond the far side of the moon.
- Written by National Park Service
Wilsonia, California - In response to the current conditions on the Rough Fire, burning in Kings Canyon National Park and the Sierra and Sequoia national forests, the National Park Service is issuing an Evacuation Warning to park employees, concessions staff, residents of Wilsonia, and park visitors in the Grant Grove area north of the junction of Hwy. 180 and the Generals Highway (sometimes referred to as Hwy. 198).
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